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Cable Jointing Trainer

  • Job reference: 917836
  • Location: Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Salary: GBP34123 - GBP45066 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 01/03/2018

Cable Jointing Trainer

Our business is powered by talented, enthusiastic people in a whole range of roles - supporting, co-ordinating and driving the business to meet our responsibilities and achieve our company goals. Our Technical Training centres based in Thatcham and Perth deliver training to around 3000 learners per year across a wide range of technical disciplines and we are now looking for a Cable Jointing Trainer to join our team

As Cable Jointing Trainer, you will be supporting and guiding trainees and apprentices in practical skills and trade test assessments for the full range of Cable Jointing competencies. You will provide trainees with theoretical knowledge as well as Operational Authorisation Rules and providing demonstrations and guidance to trainees in best practice jointing techniques. In addition, you will train and assess experienced Cable Jointers as part of their refresher courses and mid-term reviews. Preparing and developing training programmes will be vital to ensure that all learning needs are met in a safe working environment.

You will have a strong operational background, with experience jointing LV, HV and ideally EHV cables on distribution networks. You must hold or have previously held authorisation to work as an Authorised Person to undertake live LV working and switching operations on low voltage distribution networks.

You will be an excellent communicator, both face to face and in writing and will be excellent at building professional working relationships with a wide variety of colleagues. We would ideally like a candidate with experience in coaching, teaching and assessing however full training will be given to candidates who hold the relevant technical skills and can evidence the right potential to become a successful Trainer. You will need to be highly organised and able to meet deadlines to allow you to plan and deliver training material.

Qualifications to instruct and assess would be a benefit, however, training will be provided (Level 3 Award in Education and Training and TAQA Assessor Qualification or equivalent).

This is an exciting role where you'll face plenty of challenges, but the rewards are as numerous as the opportunities. we value our people and take great pride in our work. So, if you want to work in an environment passionate about safety, innovation, teamwork and excellence in everything we do.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.